RSVPs Now Open for the 2023 DCS Cinema Lighting Expo – March 18th in Burbank

by | Mar 7, 2023 | News | 0 comments

RSVPs are still being accepted for the Digital Cinema Society’s exploration of Motion Picture Lighting and Grip Technology. The event will return to the IATSE Local 80 stage in Burbank, CA on Saturday, March 18th. Get hands-on with the latest gear and learn from practical lighting demos by renowned cinematographers and lighting experts.

We will also bestow our second annual “Dibie Award,” given in memory of George Spiro Dibie, the multi-Emmy winning Cinematographer and longtime president of the International Cinematographers Guild who worked tirelessly to help to educate our industry about motion picture lighting.  This year’s recipient will be John Gresch, who recently retired after 36 years with ARRI. John exemplifies George’s spirit in freely sharing his knowledge with the entertainment lighting community. The award will be presented with the assistance of John’s longtime friend, Donald A. Morgan, ASC.  Other special guests include Cinematographer Ana M. Amortegui Director of Photography on the popular NBCUniversal series Quantum Leap, a reimagining of the classic 90s sci-fi series originally photographed by our own Roy Wagner, ASC.



Manufacturers expected to participate include, (in alphabetical order): ARRI • BB&S Lighting • BROKEH •  Chauvet Professional • Dedolight California • Core SWX • Fiilex • FOMEX •  Kino Flo • Lightstar • Litepanels • Luminys • Nanlite • PROLYCHT • Quasar Science • RatPac Controls • Rosco Labs • SUMOLIGHT • TRP/The Rag Place

Time: Saturday, March 18th, Doors open at 9:30AM with presentations starting at 10AM and ending at 5:00PM

Note: All are welcome, but please give your first and last name, as no one without a confirmed RSVP will be admitted.  If you want to bring a guest, feel free to share the link, but we’ll need their name and a separate email address in order to confirm the RSVP.  We will stop accepting RSVPs at 4PM Friday, March 17th.

Masks are optional and social distancing is encouraged when possible.

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